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A nacho bar is a fun idea to have if you’re planning on hosting a game day at your home, a birthday party, or any other special event, such as a holiday celebration. This kind of bar is easy to set up and can be customized depending on how many people you’re going to serve and the types of foods that your guests enjoy. When building your nacho bar, you can include healthy toppings along with a few sweet and savory options so that there is a variety for every taste. Setting Up Your Bar When you’re setting up your…

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Oatmeal, a grain with the nutritional power to punch out the body’s bad guys, patiently waits for its turn to change the world of eating. Oatmeal’s smooth and creamy voice speaks softly as it idles warmly in your bowl. What oatmeal really wants to tell you is that it can rock your appetite in a gazillion different ways. It’s time to hear what whole grain oatmeal really has to say Sweet Additions Almost any kind of fresh or dried fruit can be added to oatmeal. From raisins to berries to bananas. How about a couple of tablespoons of shredded coconut…

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Fall is a season to spending time with your friends and family, sharing memories and home cooking. However, it is also a time for making sweet and savory treats. If you plan on creating a desert this year, try our fall fudge recipe. We have several easy step by step directions to make the most delicious no-bake fall fudge. Homemade Chocolate Fudge Ingredients: • 11/3 cups of sweetened condensed milk • 3 1/3 cups of chocolate chips • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract • Nuts, peppermint, or your favorite candies Directions: 1) Cover…

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National American Beer Day is a day to raise a glass to all the brewers America has given us, and toast the day with your favorite American brew. Below are some fun facts about this beer-tiful holiday! 10 Fun Beer Facts 1. Nearly all the minerals needed for human survival can be found in a glass of beer. 2. Consuming a 12-ounce bottle of beer daily prevents heart disease because it increases levels of plasma antioxidants in the human body. 3. The intoxicant in beer known as ethanol is also a powerful antiseptic. 4. The oldest beer advertisement that has…

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Even when you try to maintain a healthy lifestyle, sometimes you’ll crave greasy takeout foods. Everyone has their favorite, unhealthy food to indulge in when they want to eat to their hearts content. Here’s a list of the best takeout foods for National Greasy Food Day. Pizza Who doesn’t love ooey gooey cheesy goodness of pizza? With so many options of toppings for takeout pizza, you are never too far away from this fine food. Try out some new locations and you might find a hidden gem that’ll quickly becomes your favorite pizza shop. Tacos Tacos are a mix of…

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If you love to indulging in fall flavors, use seasonal liquors for fall cocktails. Blend liqueurs with various spices and zest, to make craft cocktails to celebrate autumn. Spicy Chocolate Liquor Decadent chocolate flavor with a hint of chili brings a powerful punch to your senses. The liquor is versatile and can be added to a dessert, cocktail, or coffee. Pecan Liqueur Hickory, nut infused with a warm maple fragrance. It has a strong kick, but it is smooth and pairs well with almost any spice you may desire. Excellent choice for anyone who enjoys classic tastes. Ingredients: • One…

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Get ready to fall in love with these amazing seasonal dessert recipes. These sweet treats capture the spicy, smoky and sweet flavors of autumn. From apple crisp to pumpkin cheesecake bars, you’re sure to wow your guests this year with these recipes. Nice Spice Ginger Cookies Like sweets with a bite to them? These soft ginger cookies offer a nice zesty sweetness. Prep Time: 15 min Bake Time: 10 min Makes 2 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup molasses 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground ginger 1…

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Pierogies are a classic Polish dish that’s comforting and versatile. These dough pillows are boiled and fried in butter with onions or served with butter and sour cream. These can be filled with fruits, farmer’s cheese, mushrooms, sauerkraut and other endless options. We have compiled some of the best pierogi recipes here for you. When are they made? These are traditionally made for Christmas. However, you can make them to celebrate any occasion. Pierogies are best made with family members and friends as many hands lighten the work load. What are the various accompaniments? Melted butter, sour cream and onions…

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Developing an affinity for great tasting German food begins with learning how to choose the ingredients that are part of traditional German recipes. There are comfort food recipes that will help you make a German dinner to remember. Einz Zwei Drei When you are in a hurry at lunchtime and hanker for a German sandwich (belegte Brote), keep a few of these ingredients handy. . Bratwurst, knackwurst or leberwurst . Sauerkraut . German mustard . Thinly sliced onion . German rye or sourdough rye bread Directions: • Slice bread about 3/4 inches thick. (You can use one slice or two,…

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Super foods are rich in nutrition and should be a part of your every day diet. They are packed with minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that can decrease your chances of having a stroke or getting diagnosed with cancer or a heart disease. Super foods also have the ability to improve your immune system and decrease inflammation and can help you maintain a healthy complexion while strengthening your hair and nails. Here is a look at some super foods you should add to your diet. Berries Berries have high levels of flavonoids in them that can help lower the risk of…

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